Longwood Seminars

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March 14, 6:00-7:30 P.M.
The Art of Aging Well

Is age just a number? How will medical and technology advances redefine biological aging? In this seminar, learn more about research led by scientists at Harvard Medical School about what healthy aging means, and explore discoveries that could help to improve the experience of aging.

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March 28, 6:00-7:30 P.M.
The Science of Pain Management

We all experience pain in our lives, but can the cure be worse than the condition? In this seminar, Harvard Medical School experts explore the science of pain, the realities of prescription drug dependence and new discoveries and treatments that may lead to better, safer pain management.

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April 24, 6:00-7:30 P.M.
Bridging East and West: New Frontiers in Medicine

Mind-body medicine is providing new models for wellness and therapy by combining conventional and complementary approaches to treatment. At this seminar, a panel of Harvard Medical School faculty will discuss this quickly developing approach that may help shape the future of medicine.


May 9, 6:00-7:30 P.M.
Weighing the Facts of Obesity

Obesity among children and adults dramatically increases the risk of chronic illnesses such as heart disease and type 2 diabetes. What are the contributing factors that lead to being overweight? In this seminar, Harvard Medical School doctors and researchers will address the stigma that surrounds obesity and discuss concrete methods, including changes to sleep and diet, that could help scale back this growing problem.


All seminars take place at:

Harvard Medical School
The Joseph B. Martin Conference Center
The New Research Building
77 Avenue Louis Pasteur
Boston, MA 02115

If you have questions, please email minimedschool_longwood@hms.harvard.edu or call (617) 432-3038.

Do you need a sign language interpreter at any of the seminars or have any questions about the 2018 seminars or certificates of completion? Please email minimedschool_longwood@hms.harvard.edu.

To view past seminars, follow the links below or visit our video archive page.


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